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Posted By: GeoJerry, 02-25-2016, 01:52 AM

A very unusual plant spotted nearby. If anyone knows what this is, please let me know!


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Don't know what it is but it's striking.
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Thanks very much eaglem!
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It's a green crows-foot wrench plant, verdae renchika crowfootus.

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QuoteOriginally posted by Apet-Sure Quote
It's a green crows-foot wrench plant, verdae renchika crowfootus.
Thanks for that Apet-Sure! I was hoping someone would know, it wasn't a rhetorical question!
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QuoteOriginally posted by GeoJerry Quote
Thanks for that Apet-Sure! I was hoping someone would know, it wasn't a rhetorical question!
Maybe someone knows the real answer - mine is made-up.
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Alium. A variety of flowering onion. Betcha.

No, I take that back: it's triffids.

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Whatever it is, it is beautiful.

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If it has milky sap, it is a euphorbia. If it does not have milky sap, it is not a euphorbia.
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If it has milky sap, it is a euphorbia. If it does not have milky sap, it is not a euphorbia.
I'm pretty sure it's Euphorbia...just not sure exactly which species.
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QuoteOriginally posted by GeoJerry Quote
A very unusual plant spotted nearby. If anyone knows what this is, please let me know!


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I don't know, but the colors work really well in this shot!

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Pretty small and great macro. cheers.
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Wow - it looks alien!! An arresting photo, Jerry.

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